Some dog breeds - like the adorable French Bulldog - are simply more relaxed than others.

Here are the 10 most calm, gentle and chilled breeds of loving dog - including the adorable French Bulldog

As dog ownership continues to soar post-lockdown, here are the breeds of pup that make the calmest pets.

Thursday, 27th January 2022, 4:59 pm

The last couple of years have seen many of us add a new furry friend to our families, with the Kennel Club reporting that dog ownership has risen by nearly eight per cent since the start of the pandemic.

Prospective owners looking for a new puppy have 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, along with numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you choose your new best friend.

Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallerganic dog.

Meanwhile, some will want a dog that has a calming influence on their home and family – avoiding more hyper breeds like Border Collies and Springer Spaniels.

So, here are the 10 calmest dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.

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